More than 300 dead after 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Haiti

More than 300 people have been killed in Haiti, after the country was struck by a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Hundreds more are injured or missing. A major search and rescue operation is under way.

Haiti’s prime minister has declared a state of emergency and says there is enormous damage. The epicentre was about 160km west of the capital, Port-au-Prince.